Apply to Thomas Nelson

Step 1: Apply to Thomas Nelson

Applying to the College is free. Before you apply, please review our How to Apply page.

The completed application will indicate your domicile status, Student ID number, and MyTNCC username and temporary password. Make sure to keep this information handy.

College Application

Step 2: Sign in to MyTNCC

After completing the College application, set up your MyTNCC account using your MyTNCC username and temporary password.

MyTNCC provides access to important student information and your College email account. Check your College email account and Student Center regularly.

Sign in to MyTNCC

Step 3: Navigate your Next Steps

Use your MyTNCC username and password to sign in to Navigate, which will guide you through your next steps, including:

  • Applying for Financial Aid & VA Benefits
  • Completing the Virginia Placement Test
  • Meeting with an Academic Advisor
  • Selecting Classes to Register for in MyTNCC
  • Paying Tuition

Sign in to Navigate

Next Steps

Placement Testing

This is not an admissions test. The test will place you in the appropriate level English and math classes.

» Testing Center

Orientation, Advising, and Registration

Attend orientation and learn about programs of study, transferring to a four-year institution, campus resources, and meet with advisors and staff. At orientation, you will receive academic advising for your first semester and register for classes.

» New Student Orientation

Pay Tuition

Pay for all tuition and fees on time to ensure you aren't dropped from classes. Buy books before the first day of class.

» Tuition and Fees

» Bookstore

Student ID and Parking Permit

All Thomas Nelson students are required to have a student ID and valid parking permit. The cost is included in your tuition and fees.

» Student ID and Parking Permit

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Military, Veterans, & Families

Military, Veterans, & Families

At Thomas Nelson, we believe that military experience, education and training should translate, whenever possible, into academic credit that can help you achieve your educational goals.

Senior Citizens Higher Education Program

Senior Citizens Higher Education Program

A senior citizen is any person, who, before the beginning of any semester in which they claim entitlement to the senior citizen educational benefit is 60 years of age and has had legal...

Visiting College Students

Visiting College Students

Our short 10-week, 8-week, and two fast 5-week summer sessions are a great way to complete classes in a fraction of the usual time.

Workforce Training and Continuing Education

Workforce Training and Continuing Education

Students registering for Workforce Training and Contrinuing Education classes must create a student profile through the Workforce Enrollment System.